Reasons why owning a home a Great Idea

Unchanging Monthly Housing Costs - When you rent, you can expect rent to increase every year – maybe even more often. But with a fixed rate mortgage when you own a home, monthly payments are relatively the same for 30 years. Even with adjustable rate mortgages, payments will remain within … [Read more...]

Hispanic Buyers: Upscale Latinos Provide Opportunity

If you are asked to imagine a Hispanic family, what comes to your mind? A low income family or do you think of Jennifer Lopez and her family.  Who are the Latinos/Hispanics moving into your marketplace? At the 2013 AHAA (Association of Hispanic Advertising Agencies) Conference, they released a … [Read more...]

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Housing Property Eligibility Map USDA loans are insured by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and their biggest feature is an option for "no money down" financing - you can finance 100% of a home's purchase price. USDA loans are the same as most other … [Read more...]

Pending Home Sales Up in April

Pending home sales improved in April and continues to be well above a year ago. Home contract activity is at the highest level since April 2010. Pending sales have been above year-ago levels for the past 24 months. NAR’s chief economist sees a familiar pattern developing.  “The housing market … [Read more...]

Distressed Homes

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